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    The Principal York

    Station Road, York YO24 1AA, England
    011 44 844 854 2910
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    Overview
    • Excellent62%
    • Very good24%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “tuck box” (77 reviews)
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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Stayed the weekend for my partners birthday. Booked a room in the sidings section which I didn't know was basically the basement. The room was still charged at a premium rate but the room was awful with no hot water or water pressure. When I...More

    Thank Lukas A
    Response from TracyHarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 days ago

    Dear Lukas A Our team strive to provide a wonderful experience for all our guests and I am truly sorry for any disappointment with your stay. Please let me assure you that these are not our expected service standards and I will review your comments...More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    Stayed her for a few days 5th October as had a conference there booked myself and a colleague 2 single rooms thinking this was the best thing to do as then only had to go directly to the event. Checking in was fine went to...More

    Thank yvonnekonk
    Response from TracyHarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 4 days ago

    Dear yvonnekonk We value all feedback and thank you for your comments as we strive to improve in all areas with each and every stay. All our rooms do vary in size and shape due to the age and layout of the Victorian listed building...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Recently stayed here with my parents. The parking attendant Steve was extremely attendant to my fathers needs. The reception staff were very friendly. Our rooms were good overlooking the gardens and were very peaceful. We thoroughly enjoyed our breakfast and the few drinks in the...More

    Thank karenphillipa
    Response from TracyHarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 5 days ago

    Dear karenphillipa Thank you for your feedback and comments which I will share with our team. It sounds like you had a memorable stay with us and what a wonderful review you shared. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Warm regards THarrison

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We booked in for a long weekend, originally in The Sidings, but after reading some of the Tripadvisor reviews about the Sidings we asked to be upgraded to the main part of the hotel, which was granted without fuss and without an increase in charges....More

    Thank Sarah W
    Response from TracyHarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 5 days ago

    Dear Sarah W Thank you for your review of your Principal experience. Great to read your delight with your stay and your appreciation of the hotel and our team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Warm regards THarrison

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We recently stayed here for a couple of nights in a suite for our wedding anniversary This is a beautifully updated hotel with the most friendly and helpful staff throughout It is immaculately clean and our room was beautiful with lovely clean bedlinen, throw &...More

    1  Thank ColRach
    Response from TracyHarrisonGM, General Manager at The Principal YorkResponded 5 days ago

    Dear ColRach Thank you for your kind words and fantastic review of the Principal York. It is great to read your delight with your stay and please come and visit again soon. Warm Regards THarrison

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Business Centre with Internet Access
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Breakfast Available
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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    • Spa
    • Heated pool
    • Indoor pool
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    • US$ 160 - US$ 375 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #6 Luxury Hotel in York
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    • Number of rooms
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    • Also Known As
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    kdibb90
    9 August 2017|
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    Response from mglrowan | Reviewed this property |
    Buffet with menu for special items like avocado and poached eggs which was great.
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    Mark J
    2 August 2017|
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    I think it was 12.00 though we left earlier.
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    shellehdino
    27 July 2017|
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    Response from mglrowan | Reviewed this property |
    The room we had only had a shower though it was huge and great. The suite had a bath
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    "Stay in the main building with views of the Minster. Room 245 was ours!"
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    "Ensure they do not put you in the sidings section."
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    "even if you are a solo traveller get a double room or book elsewhere"
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    "Avoid the sidings, ask for a room with views across to the Minster if possible."
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